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The “Perfect” Performance Improvement Plan(PIP)

It is very common for managers at some point to come up against an underperforming employee.  To overcome such problems the manager would then talk to the human resource and together they will draft the “perfect” performance improvement plan to guide, coach and assess the said employee based on the objectives listed down. The best illustration

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Practices of High Impact HR

The world of digitisation has disrupted the norms of work and our daily lives in many ways. The traditional ways of referrals and the changing workforce demographics has forced the Human Resource Department to go through tremendous transformation in order to keep their heads in the game. The transformation is essentially the process of reassessing and

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Common Pitfall of Domestic Inquiry (DI)

Why is it important? Syarikat Telekom Malaysia Berhad V. Saidon Bin Puteh 1 ILR 619 A due inquiry properly conducted and well-documented serves to ensure that a disciplinary authority has acted only after giving fair consideration to the matter. It also provides a reliable record for the employer to turn to when, due to the effluxion of time

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Conducting Due Diligence Via Social Media A New Norm

“Social Media is Changing the World and we’re all here witnessing It.” - Ian Somerhalder A survey done by Career Builder in 2018 shows that 70% of employer use social networking sites to research potential candidates during the hiring process and more throughout their employment. In the meantime, more than 80% of job seekers will research an

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CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET- A FAIR GROUND OF DISMISSAL?

“Oh do spill the beans!” “She is such a blabbermouth!She promised not to tell anyone!” If the above idioms are familiar to you, welcome to the world of Gossip Girl. It is rather common for your employees to mingle around to understand one another better. However as time pass, when each is comfortable enough in their own skin, office gossip

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Tardiness Vs Excellence in Sales and Customer Service

CASE SUMMARY ARMAN BIN ABELINO V AIR ASIA BERHAD (AWARD NO.: 689 of 2020) The Claimant with 10 years experience as a Cabin Crew joined the Company on a fixed term contract of 24 months and was required to undergo a Cabin Crew Training Course for 3 months and a 6 months probation period which may be extended by the Company. He was dismissed within a

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